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by John Braine adapted for radio by E. J. KING BULL with John Thaw as Dick Corvey and Violet Carson as Nelly
Other parts played by members of the cast Produced by ALFRED BRADLEY


Unknown: John Braine
Unknown: E. J. King
Unknown: John Thaw
Unknown: Dick Corvey
Unknown: Violet Carson
Produced By: Alfred Bradley
Dr Hinstock: Graham Roberts
Dick as a boy: Michael Stirrup
Evelyn Mallaton: Patricia Regan
Tom Coverack: Brian Peck
Tom as a boy: John Thornley
Headmaster: Geoffrey Banks
Rock: James Mellor
Dinston: Harry Markham
Lorna: Clare Cheetham
Mr Corvey: Arthur Lowe
Dick's Mother: Mary Kilduff
Lois: Philomena Byrne
Nurse Fendigo: Hilda Marvin
Harry Thirleton: Brian Trueman
Basil: Bryan Mosley
Mrs Mallaton: Brenda Hall

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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